Cysts of Jaws


A. Epithelial-lined Cysts


1. Cysts of Developmental Origin:


a. Developmental Odontogenic Cysts


  • Gingival cysts of infants
  • Odontogenic keratocyst
  • Dentigerous cyst
  • Eruption cyst
  • Gingival cyst of adults
  • Developmental Lateral Periodontal Cyst
  • Botryoid Odontogenic Cyst
  • Glandular Odontogenic Cyst
  • Calcifying Odontogenic Cyst

b. Developmental Non-Odontogenic


  • Mid palatal raphe cyst of infants
  • Nasopalatine duct cyst
  • Nasolabial cyst

2. Cysts of Inflammatory Origin:


  • Radicular cyst, apical and lateral
  • Residual cyst
  • Paradental cyst and juvenile paradental cyst
  • Inflammatory Collateral cyst

B. Non-Epithelial-Lined Cysts


  • Solitary Bone Cyst
  • Aneurysmal Bone Cyst